[Buildroot] modprobe problem

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Aug 13 09:29:15 UTC 2010

Hello Massimiliano,

On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 10:06:12 +0200
Massimiliano Marretta <max at marretta.com> wrote:

> I have the same problem if I compile buildroot whit internal
> toolchain, scratchbox external toolchain or crosstool-ng external
> toolchain:
> for example (the problem occur whit all modules and different kernel
> version):
> $ modprobe it87
> [    36.041863] hwmon_vid: no symbol version for module_layout
> modprobe: failed to load module hwmon_vid
> (/lib/modules/
> invalid module format
> If I modify the makefile "Makefile.in.advanced" to compile modules
> and kernel at same time the problem is resolved.

Can you try with Buildroot 2010.08-rc1 ? I've completely rewritten the
kernel build process in Buildroot, and it might have fixed this problem.


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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